Nigerian Music Entertainer, Ayodeji Balogun popularly known in African entertainment circles as Wizkid yesterday reported to Lagos Police Command to honor a summon extended to him by the Commissioner of Police over his threat to Billionaire African foremost blogger, Linda Ikeji.
Wizkid, who arrived the Lagos police headquarters with his lawyer, Company Manager and Staff, meet with the commissioner of Police after a case file was opened for him, he wrote an undertaken to be of good behavior and was cautioned appropriately.
Mr. Ayodeji balogun been apprehensive of the unknown and probability of Linda Ikeji taken him to court coupled with lots of media outburst which could cost him his numerous endorsements, as major companies were said to be uncomfortable with his uncouth and uncivil behavior. He quickly through his lawyer called Linda Ikeji and tendered an apology to her on Friday April 15th, 2016 before proceeding today Monday April 18th, to answer to Police invitation.
Linda Ikeji who accepted his apology in good faith was also in the Police Headquarters, where she urged the Police not to further the case, after accepting an apology from Wizkid and his lawyer. She told the Commissioner of Police that she want peace, when the CP asked her if she want the Police to continue and prosecute the matter in Court.
Speaking while tendering an apology to Linda Ikeji, Wizkid said…”I am not a violent person that he didn’t mean what he said, that it was just an emotional outburst. And, then he asked for forgiveness”.
He then took to his Instagram page to post a picture selfie he took with the Lagos Commissioner of Police, saying “Police is your friend”,
Linda Ikeji who turned down Wizkid request to take a photo with her and observing that one of Wizkid’s Management team that accompanied him to the police headquarters had taken a photoshot with her alongside Wizkid and Commissioner of Police, acting through her Manager and Lawyer asked that the picture be deleted and insisting on it, Wizkid’s team obliged and deleted it, leaving only the one Wizkid took alone with the CP which he posted on his Instagram page.
Asked why she refused photoshot with Wizkid alongside CP, Linda said, “not that I haven’t forgiven him, I just don’t need the extra drama”.
Wizkid met Linda Ikeji one –on -one as a result of him honoring the Police invitation, after Linda rejected his request for exclusive interview early last years.